john rigby art

The Museum of Brisbane recently acquired this portrait of the late master potter Carl McConnell (1926-2003) from the estate of John Rigby.

The painting was a finalist in the Archibald Prize for 1962 and has featured in a number of exhibitions over the decades. It is reproduced in ‘John Rigby: Art and Life’ on page 169.

Painting details: ‘Potter Carl McConnell’, 1962/ oil on composition board/ 152.5 x 122 cm. Copyright, the Estate of John T Rigby.